Tag: seafood

Restaurants, Travel, Travel in Africa

Tasty seafood and stunning views at Gaaitje in Paternoster

The beach-side charm of Gaaitjie Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the charming seaside town of Paternoster at Cape Columbine. Known for its crayfish and white-washed fisherman’s cottages it’s a picture perfect little spot that appears in the distance as you come over that final hill. More about what to do in […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

SeaBreeze Fish & Shell on Bree Street

Today we’re heading for lunch at SeaBreeze on Cape Town’s Bree Street. It’s a street on the edge of the City Bowl District (CBD) that I love meandering up and down. It’s home to our favourite pub The Crazy Horse (which sells English bitter to my husband’s delight), and plenty of bars, coffee shops, cafes […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

A fishy feast at Harbour House

So I’ve headed south to Cape Town for a bit of Southern Hemisphere summer and family time. And of course a chance to sample all the delicious food. Cape Town’s restaurant scene is fabulous, the range of great produce available is mind-blowing from delicious seafood, the freshest of fruit and veg, flavoursome meat and of course […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Seafood beach-style at Harbour House

There’s something totally magical about eating lunch while the ocean waves crash up against your restaurant. I’m a total beach baby, and as soon as I walk into Harbour House, I feel like I don’t want to leave…ever. Aside from the waves and the stunning view (the restaurant is surrounded by glass), the whole place is […]

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Our newest local in Sea Point: NV-80

It’s always a joy to have good restaurants on your doorstep. And in Sea Point in Cape Town, the main road is buzzing with a range of places to eat. Five minutes walk away from where we’re staying is a newly completed shopping centre called The Point. Gleaming tiles and shiny windows welcome you and there are […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Shopping

Amazing Asian prawn salad

I recently made this delicious salad when we had friends round for dinner. With a lovely base of herbs and zesty dressing topped with quickly fried juicy prawns, it’s the perfect light, fresh starter. Serves 4 12 large prawns, shelled but with tail still on 1 cucumber, peeled into ribbons 2 handfuls basil leaves 2 […]